Presented with support from the Swedish Embassy, Pretoria; the Swedish Author Fund; and Bilimankhwe Arts. Grateful thanks to Michaela Waldram-Jones; Goldsmiths Theatre dept, University of London; and Poplar Union.
Presented at the NationalArts Festival 2018.“Why do I have to represent a whole race when I just want to represent me?”
The Incident is a new provocative play by Swedish playwright Joakim Daun that tackles belonging, migration, racism and power through an intimate love story spanning Sweden and Zimbabwe. The play premiered at the Harare International Festival of the Arts in 2017 where it received critical acclaim form the audience and was awarded Outstanding Zimbabwean Theatrical Production in 2018.
The Incident is directed by Zimbabwean director Elizabeth Zaza Muchemwa and stars award winning British actress Mimi Ndiweni and Swedish actor Nikola Ruzicic.